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By Tim Leeds 

Feds may ban farmers from hiring kids


Havre Daily News/Nikki Carlson

Brothers Mason Rismon, 9, from left, Nate Rismon, 14, and Kade Rismon, 16, move water and fertilizer tanks on their farm north of Havre that were tipped over in the Saturday morning high winds.

Montana's federal lawmakers said last week they are pleased that the U. S. Department of Labor has extended a comment period on some proposals that could have "unintended consequences" on family farms and ranches.

Department of Labor originally had set a Nov. 1 deadline for comments on the first major revision on child labor laws in agriculture operations in...

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